The 2018 Audi A5 is the newest car model to be unveiled in the market in the course of next year. It’s almost similar to the 2017 Audi A4 that was recently tested. The Audi A5 2018 possesses a caveat with a more polarising design that tries to make it look sportier. It has the shape like that of the S5 which was among the impressive highlights of early 21st century.
2018 Audi A5 – External Body Parts and Inner Cosmetic Changes
In the interior, it resembles the TT, the Q7 and the A4 into the maxi electronic dash era. It provides numerous ways of displaying visual information. One of the ways is through the presence of TFT screen panel located on the instrument panel just directly ahead of the driver. The 2018 Audi A5 also has Audi fine head up display and a navigation screen to the far right. The interior, which is largely like that of A4, indicates that Audi will probably give away its long-standing leadership in quality material to an ascendant Mercedes-Benz. Also, it’s very comfortable in both the front seats.
The standard eight-way power front seats together with four-way power lumbar adjustments are for the driver. The back seat folds and can expand to sixteen cubic foot cargo area. This gives room for keeping luggage and also for keeping purchases in case one is on a trip. The chassis has numerous strengths which are not tarnished in the least by the two doors which have been added. It has a three multi-function steering wheel together with shift paddles. The presence of standard panoramic sunroof adds more light to the interior.
At the exterior, it has a wider, flatter and longer single frame grille. The lower hood forms a dome that shows the powerful engine of the new 2018 Audi A5. Also, the wave design shoulder line and more pronounced wheel arches forms cues to the moderate all-wheel drive and a very strong connection to the iconic design of the first A5 generation. It has standard xenon headlights which have LED all day running light.
2018 Audi A5 – Engine and Performance
The 2018 Audi A5 has a powerful and efficient 2.0-litre four cylinder engine which is coupled with either a seven-speed S Tronic dual clutch transmission or a six-speed manual transmission to enable it to produce 252 hp of torque and 273 lb-ft of torque. This enables it to sprint from 0 to 60 mph within 5.6 seconds for the s ironic and 5.7-second sprint for the manual. It’s equipped with standard Quattro all-wheel drive providing enhance agility through electronic vectoring. It is also enhanced with S Tronic transmission.
Further, it’s equipped with the six-speed manual offer Quattro with ultra-technology. The technology uses electronically controlled multi-plate clutch together with a decoupling rear differential to acquire fully variable torque transmission. The Quattro system allows for shrewd and proactive control of the wheel drive system to assist in customization of torque application as the driver desires.
2018 Audi A5 – Release Date and Price
Though the price has not yet been announced, it’s expected to start from $44,000 when it’s unveiled in the coming spring.